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Date: 18 Feb 2009 15:24:08
From:
Subject: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3916469&campaign=rss&source=TENNISHeadlines

Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
avert a major row.





 
Date: 21 Feb 2009 17:19:56
From: John P
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
greg wrote:

"Seems odd they would give [Ram] a visa but not Pe'er."

maybe it was just a pre-ordained compromise? it kind of smells like a
political deal of sorts.



 
Date: 20 Feb 2009 20:15:41
From:
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Feb 19, 10:33=A0am, Mortimer <ECthaki...@gmail.com > wrote:
> On Feb 18, 6:24=A0pm, gregor...@hotmail.com wrote:
>
> >http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3D3916469&campaig.=
..
>
> > Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
> > avert a major row.
>
> They're hoping the grant of Andy Ram's visa to Dubai, will overshadow
> Shakar Pe'er's rejection of a visa to Dubai. It won't work.

They care nothing. They wanted to make a point and get attention and
they succeeded doing so.



 
Date: 20 Feb 2009 23:02:57
From: John P
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
an interesting 2 weeks for Ram - he plays a regular tournament in Dubai
and the following week he represents Israel in a DC tie behind closed
doors in Sweden.



 
Date: 19 Feb 2009 07:33:34
From: Mortimer
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Feb 18, 6:24=A0pm, gregor...@hotmail.com wrote:
> http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3D3916469&campaig..=
.
>
> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
> avert a major row.

They're hoping the grant of Andy Ram's visa to Dubai, will overshadow
Shakar Pe'er's rejection of a visa to Dubai. It won't work.


 
Date: 18 Feb 2009 22:13:34
From: Ted S.
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 15:24:08 -0800 (PST), gregorawe@hotmail.com wrote:

> http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3916469&campaign=rss&source=TENNISHeadlines
>
> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er.

On the face of it, yes. But you answered your own point:

> But should avert a major row.

They just had a major row; apparently they don't want a second row.

--
Ted Schuerzinger
tedstennis at myrealbox dot com
If you're afraid of the ball, don't sit in the front row. --Anastasia
Rodionova


 
Date: 19 Feb 2009 03:50:57
From: Fan
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Feb 19, 10:18=A0am, "Iceberg" <iceberg.ru...@googlemail.com > wrote:
> <gregor...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:26112e0f-404c-4b30-93c0-1dd03e3bcea1@o11g2000yql.googlegroups.com...
>
> >http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3D3916469&campaig.=
..
>
> > Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
> > avert a major row.
>
> what are Dave and Fan going to say about this?

No problem. They made their point. Everybody did.


 
Date: 19 Feb 2009 03:19:52
From: ahonkan
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Feb 19, 2:53=A0pm, Superdave <the.big.rst.kah...@gmail.com > wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:18:33 GMT, "Iceberg"
>
> <iceberg.ru...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> ><gregor...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> >news:26112e0f-404c-4b30-93c0-1dd03e3bcea1@o11g2000yql.googlegroups.com..=
.
> >>http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3D3916469&campaig=
...
>
> >> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
> >> avert a major row.
>
> >what are Dave and Fan going to say about this?
>
> shit happens.

God's will?


  
Date: 19 Feb 2009 11:50:44
From: Superdave
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 03:19:52 -0800 (PST), ahonkan <ahonkan@gmail.com >
wrote:

>On Feb 19, 2:53 pm, Superdave <the.big.rst.kah...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:18:33 GMT, "Iceberg"
>>
>> <iceberg.ru...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> ><gregor...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> >news:26112e0f-404c-4b30-93c0-1dd03e3bcea1@o11g2000yql.googlegroups.com...
>> >>http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3916469&campaig...
>>
>> >> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
>> >> avert a major row.
>>
>> >what are Dave and Fan going to say about this?
>>
>> shit happens.
>
> God's will?


no doubt about it.


 
Date: 19 Feb 2009 09:18:33
From: Iceberg
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
<gregorawe@hotmail.com > wrote in message
news:26112e0f-404c-4b30-93c0-1dd03e3bcea1@o11g2000yql.googlegroups.com...
> http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3916469&campaign=rss&source=TENNISHeadlines
>
> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
> avert a major row.

what are Dave and Fan going to say about this?



  
Date: 19 Feb 2009 09:53:02
From: Superdave
Subject: Re: Andy Ram to be granted visa to play in Dubai
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:18:33 GMT, "Iceberg"
<iceberg.rules@googlemail.com > wrote:

><gregorawe@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>news:26112e0f-404c-4b30-93c0-1dd03e3bcea1@o11g2000yql.googlegroups.com...
>> http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3916469&campaign=rss&source=TENNISHeadlines
>>
>> Seems odd that they would give him a visa but not Pe'er. But should
>> avert a major row.
>
>what are Dave and Fan going to say about this?


shit happens.